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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Conserving the Nature of America

By Hollingsworth, Karen

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Title: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Conserving the Nature of America  
Author: Hollingsworth, Karen
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Language: English
Subject: Government publications, Legislation., Government Printing Office (U.S.)
Collections: Government Library Collection
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Hollingsworth, K. (n.d.). U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Conserving the Nature of America. Retrieved from http://hawaiilibrary.net/


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Excerpt: A Conservation Legacy: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is the only agency of the U.S. Government whose primary responsibility is fish, wildlife, and plant conservation. The Service helps protect a healthy environment for people, fish and wildlife, and helps Americans conserve and enjoy the outdoors and our living treasures. The Service’s major responsibilities are for migratory birds, endangered species, certain marine mammals, and freshwater and anadromous fish. Over 125 Years of Service The Service’s origins date back to 1871, when Congress established the U.S. Fish Commission to study the decrease of the nation’s food fishes and recommend ways to reverse the decline. Meanwhile, in 1885, Congress created an Office of Economic Ornithology in the Department of Agriculture. The office studied the food habits and migratory patterns of birds, especially those that had an effect on agriculture. This office gradually grew in responsibilities and went through several name changes until finally renamed the Bureau of Biological Survey in 1905. In addition to studying birds and mammals, the Survey’s responsibilities included managing the nation’s first wildlife refuges, controlling predators, enforcing wildlife laws, and conserving...

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